Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

ICD11: 2F22

Brooke 1892

Good hair follicle tumour, which can also occur as part of Brooke syndrome or Brooke-Spiegler syndrome.

Autosomal dominant mutation of the CYLD1 gene, which encodes the cylindromatosis protein.

Trichoepitheliomas: solitary, skin-coloured, shiny, non-scaling, sometimes confluent papules.

Brooke syndrome: symmetrical disseminated skin-coloured papules on the capillitium, face and trunk.

Brooke Spiegler syndromes: multiple trichoepitheliomas with cylindromas and spiradenomas.



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